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Score (IPA: /ˈskɔɹ/)


Score (n.)

A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.

Score (n.)

An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.

Score (n.)

Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.

Score (n.)

The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.

Score (n.)

A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.

Score (n.)

A weight of twenty pounds.

Score (n.)

The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.

Score (n.)

A line drawn; a groove or furrow.

Score (n.)

The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; -- so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts.

Score (v. t.)

To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.

Score (v. t.)

Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.

Score (v. t.)

To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.

Score (v. t.)

To engrave, as upon a shield.

Score (v. t.)

To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.

Score (v. t.)

To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.

Score (n.)

To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.

Score

In games, abstract quantity associated with a player or team, which tracks the results of game play and determines the winner

Score

Unit of amount

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Gradient of the likelihood function

Score

In sport, quantitative measure of the relative performance of opponents in a sporting discipline

Score

Live album by Dream Theater

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A wise player ought to accept his throws and score them, not bewail his luck." - Sophocles

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alimony, that's what made OJ crack.. .after paying alimony OJ didn't score a touchdown in 20 years." - Alimony

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I never imagined that we would settle our score in this dusty old era. Come, let us finish this charade!" - Chrono Trigger

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I was a forward, and one of the obligations of a forward is to score goals." - Alfredo Di Stéfano

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Kaze: I have a score to settle." - Final Fantasy Unlimited


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